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Minors Matt Maletis Policy Changes Ratified and Licensee and Video Series and Minor Decoy Checks Penalties Audit

Licensees Across Oregon Fail to Stop Sales to Minors

Licensees Across Oregon Fail to Stop Sales to Minors

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 10, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – During the winter holiday season the Oregon Liquor Control Commission conducted additional minor decoy operations across Oregon, and found that some licensed marijuana retailers are selling marijuana products to minors.

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Oregon Liquor Control Commission Chair Rob Patridge Resigns

PORTLAND, Ore., March 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Rob Patridge, Chair of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, today submitted his resignation to Oregon Governor Kate Brown. Patridge is leaving the OLCC to join the private sector. Patridge’s resignation from the Commission is effective March 10, 2017.


Local Control a Looming Issue

The devolution of marijuana regulation to states and, by extension, to even more local levels of government, is a two-edged sword that could ultimately limit and destabilize the legal marijuana market. Local control, like the issue of state’s rights, is an appealing concept at first blush, but it has some troubling side effects.

Recreational in Oregon

Policy Roadmap: Oregon’s Transition to Early Recreational Sales

On July 27, 2015, Gov. Kate Brown signed SB 460, a bill that allows adults over the age of 21 to purchase from existing medical marijuana dispensaries, before state or local regulations are in place.

Oregon Retail Sales

Oregon’s Retail Marijuana Sales Could Start One Year Early

With the legalization of recreational marijuana in Oregon kicking off on July 1, 2015, there is still one major issue for residents looking to purchase the substance—the fact that they have to wait 15 months until recreational stores are licensed and open for business.

Studio McDermott and The State of Cannabis

Studio McDermott Debuts Kickstarter Project to Fund In-Depth Look at Oregon’s Emerging Cannabis Industry

PORTLAND, Ore., June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Studio McDermott, one of Portland’sleading creative studios has just announced their Kickstarter project to assist in funding “Oregon: The State of Cannabis,” an in-depth look at Oregon’s burgeoning cannabis industry and the pioneers behind it.


Oregon Recreational Licensing Opens New Vistas

Oregon’s Measure 91 permits four license types for the recreational cannabis industry: producer, processor, wholesaler and retailer. A company can apply for all four, thus setting itself up as a vertically integrated operation; it can apply for one only; or it can mix and match, to carve out its own niche.

Taxation in Oregon

The Taxing of a Revolution: Oregon Takes a New Road

Oregon is being closely watched by reform advocates and entrepreneurs alike nationally as its recreational market inches toward realization. Oregon has been largely viewed as a Legalization 2.0 model after the continued problems, lawsuits and controversies of neighboring Washington state.


Election 2014: Four State Initiatives & What They Mean for Marijuana Investors

Back in 2012, Colorado and Washington voted to legalize recreational marijuana for adults over 21. Election Day 2014 looks like it will be a repeat. Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia have initiatives on the November 4, 2014, ballot.


Why Young Oregon Voters Matter

When advocates of legalization look at the polls, it is hard to be worried about Oregon. There are always reasons to fret, but Measure 91 looks more likely to pass than ballot initiatives in Alaska or Florida. A SurveyUSA poll from early August showed Oregon voters supporting legalization at 51 to 42 percent, with 6 percent undecided. Should we let Oregon coast and focus on the other races?